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Combat Conditioning

The author stopped lifting weights for five months to test out this MMA-based bodyweight training program. Here’s what he learned.

Strongman Training for Athletes

Although this article is aimed at athletes, if you're looking to get into shredded, athletic shape, try some of the exercises Coach DeFranco describes. You can practically feel the fat melting off your body!

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

The 7 Conditioning Secrets

Most combat athletes are still using outdated conditioning methods. Here’s what they should be doing.

7 Cardio Drills That Don't Suck

Seven non-boring cardio variations to hopefully make your energy systems work a little more bearable.

Four Challenges to Light Your Fire!

Four routines from Dan John that will keep your puke bucket filled to the brim.

T Nation Twitter - Cool Tricks Edition

The T Nation coaches offer up some cool tricks to make your next workout a memorable one.

The 6 Toughest Workouts

Do something different (and painful) today in the gym. Here are six challenging workouts you'll love to hate!

Test Your Metal: Introducing Valeria

Think you're strong? Powerlifter Tim Henriques combines CrossFit with serious lifting for the ultimate test of strength and conditioning.

Test Your Grit: 3 Challenges

Shake up your workout and take one of these three tough challenges. Ask a friend to join you… or an enemy.

Death March: The NSW Mile

Got a couple hours on Saturday? We suggest loading up a heavy bar, putting it on your back, and walking a mile.

100 Reps in 100 Seconds

Martin Rooney transforms his combat athletes into beasts in record time. He wants to do the same with you.

10 Workout Challenges

WARNING: Not for beginners! Test your conditioning and courage with any of these 10 brutal challenges.

The 10 Manliest Exercises

Enough already with the triceps kickbacks and the one-arm Bosu ball curls! Make use of those vestigial organs you call your balls and do some real exercises!

11 Myths of Warrior Training

Martin Rooney wants to change how you think about MMA training. Check out his insights here.

How to Perform the Human Flag

Circus trick or testament to full-body strength? Either way, it sure looks cool. Here's how to nail this movement in record time.

Train Like A Man 4

There’s cardio and then there’s warrior cardio. Do the latter. Here’s how.

Train Like A Man 8

This workout challenge looks easy… on paper. But just wait until you actually try it.

Train Like A Man 9

You have 20 minutes to complete the five events of the Mantathlon. Can you do it?

6 Powerful Prowler Exercises

Think the Prowler is just for pushing and puking? Not so fast. Here are 6 new Prowler exercises to shake up your training.

4 Tough Workout Challenges

Structured routines are best, but sometimes you need to give yourself a challenge to see what you're made of. Give these a shot.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

6 Challenges You Must Accept and Beat

Think you're an alpha male? Here are some brutal challenges that might make you feel like a poodle. Wearing a pink bow.